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Why Equity Markets Go up (Yes, up) When There Is an Official Announcement on COVID

Why Equity Markets Go up (Yes, up) When There Is an Official Announcement on COVID

by Fabio Todesco

Croce, Farroni and Wolfskeil analyze the relationship between the diffusion of pandemic information and market trends and provide a predictive tool based on Twitter, useful to avoid being caught unprepared again by a financial collapse of this kind  

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The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

by Fabio Todesco

Two Bocconi Professors estimate that French GDP could decrease by 5.6% due to the measures against COVID. The same measures would cost 6.6% of the GDP in Italy, 5.7% in Germany, 5.5% in the United Kingdom and 6.7% in Spain  

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Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

by Fabio Todesco

The most widespread epidemiological model matches reality only if this hospital constraint is considered, and caution is advised for exiting from the lockdown, according to a study by Carlo Favero  

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Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

by Fabio Todesco

Institutional investors boost a company's environmental and social performance, a new study finds. Especially if they are European  

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Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

by Fabio Todesco

Nicola Gennaioli says that cognitive and behavioral biases can explain the bumpy trends of financial markets and other paradoxes. But can they also explain today's reactions to the coronavirus outbreak?  

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Lack of Portfolio Diversification Makes Globalization a Risk for Western Investors

Lack of Portfolio Diversification Makes Globalization a Risk for Western Investors

by Fabio Todesco

American investors ask for a hefty 7% risk premium when investing in firms exposed to trade shocks and the same is true for Europe, according to a study by Bocconi's Julien Sauvagnat and colleagues. That's a very large effect, dictated by the risk of displacement of less productive local companies  

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  • Economics Research, Bocconi in the European Top 5

    In the Tilburg University ranking of the best universities for scientific performance in economics research, Bocconi is 4th in Europe, 1st in continental Europe, and 18th in the world  

  • Lockdown Measures Are Not the Only Things Keeping Us at Home

    Two Bocconi MSc students, in a team with two Oxford PhD students, had their paper published in two prestigious outlets. Observing mobility data from mobile devices, they found that people in the US often distanced themselves before official measures were imposed in counties with high education, high trust in science and high income  

  • 15 Legal Principles to Face the COVID19 Crisis

    Pietro Sirena is among the authors of the principles drafted by the European Law Institute  

  • Back to Values to Overcome the Crisis

    A Bocconi team led by Veronica Vecchi curated the Transformation Map on Values published by the World Economic Forum in their Strategic Intelligence online section  

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  • Imperfect Macroeconomic Expectations: Evidence and Theory
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    Marios Angeletos (MIT) Paper

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  • The Commission's proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework and the Recovery Instrument
    The EU Response to the Covid Crisis

    Chair Eleanor Spaventa, Bocconi University Speakers Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University; Catherine De Vries, Bocconi University; Guido Tabellini, Bocconi University To register, please contact fulvia.ristuccia@unibocconi.it

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    Emil Verner, MIT   Register for the webinar by clicking on this link

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    Political Economy Seminar (Joint with the Department of Economics)

    Leopoldo Fergusson, Universidad de los Andes

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